February 2007

Anonymous Spanish Master: The Temptation of Christ

Hermitage of San Baudelio de Berlanga, Province of Soria, Spain
The Cloisters, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, c. 1125



February 2007

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Holy Week and Easter: April 1-8, 2007


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Salvator Dali: Sound a Trumpet in Sion

Blow the trumpet in Zion; sound the alarm on my holy mountain (Joel 2:1a)!


February 21, 2007:  Ash Wednesday   [Comments]


7:30 pm Choral Eucharist

The Cathedral Singers


Mass Setting:  Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548 –1611), Missa Simile est Regnum

Motet:  Costanzo Porta (c.1528-1601), Voce Mea




Duccio di Buoninsegna: The Temptation on the Mountain

Reverse predella panel from the "Maestà"

Frick Collection, New York, 1308-11


Then the devil led him up and showed him in an instant all the kingdoms of the world (Luke 4:5).


February 25, 2007:  The First Sunday of Lent   [Comments


10:00 am Choral Eucharist

The Choir of Trebles and Adults


Prelude: Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707), Herr Christ, Der Einig Gottes Sohn,

                BuxWV 191, 192

Mass Setting:  Robert Fleming (1921-1976),  Mass of St. Thomas

Litany in Procession

Lent Prose

Motet:  Thomas Mudd (c.1619-1667), Let Thy Merciful Ears

Postlude: Buxtehude, Praeludium in E, BuxWV 142



4:00 pm Choral Evensong

 The Cathedral Singers


Prelude: Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707), Magnificat Primi Toni, BuxWV 204

Introit: Alfred Fedak (b.1953), To Everything There is a Season

Responses:  Bernard Rose (1919-1996)

Canticles: Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924) in G

Motet:  Patrick Hawes (b. 1953), When Israel was a Child

Postlude: Buxtehude, Praeludium in G, BuxWV 150